Afternoon showers and storms

Posted at 5:21 AM, May 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-03 12:33:24-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Scattered showers and storms will remain with us through the afternoon and early evening. Skies will be mostly cloudy otherwise, with high temps in the upper 70s to around 80°. there is a Marginal (low end) Risk for severe storms containing gusty winds.

A few evening storms will be possible, with clearing skies overnight. the low will fall into the mid 60s.

Tomorrow will be 2021's hottest so far, with highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s. The humidity will make it feel a couple of degrees hotter. Rain chances are very low, but an isolated storm could pop up, especially well west of I-95.

Another system will bring some showers and storms to the area on Wednesday. Highs will be in the upper 70s and lower 80s.

Thursday will be dry and cooler with highs around 70. However, rain chances will return on Friday with highs in the mid to upper 60s.

Much if not all of next weekend looks dry. Saturday will be mild and it will turn much warmer again on Sunday.


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